Category Archives for Past Events

The fascists strike back: Neo-liberalism, the rise of the far-right and the construction of post-apocalyptia – October 28th

At The George, October 28th @7:30 pm In the past five years, we have witnessed the rise of the far-right in Europe and beyond. The pinnacle of it all is, if you believe the telly, Greece. But is austerity and the 2008 financial … Continue reading

09. October 2013 by Liz
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Social Media, Nudges And Experiments: It’s The Smallest Details That Count – November 25th

At The George, November 25th @7:30 pm Professor Peter John will talk about his experiments with information, nudges and the internet, showing how small nudges can have large effects. Some of these are reported in his co-authored book, Nudge, Nudge, Think, Think, published by Bloomsbury. … Continue reading

15. September 2013 by Liz
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The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets – November 11th

At The George, November 11th @7:30 pm Simon Singh, best-selling author of ‘Fermat’s Last Theorem’ and ‘The Code Book’, will discuss his forthcoming book ‘The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets’. He will explain how a team of mathematically gifted writers have covered everything … Continue reading

15. September 2013 by Liz
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The Battle over Gender – September 24th

At The George, September 24th @7:30 pm You must have a ticket to come to this event. There will be no tickets available on the door. Insults, threats and abuse have been hurled between trans activists and radical feminists for the past few … Continue reading

07. September 2013 by Liz
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Helen Czerski – A world of science toys

At The George, September 4th @7:30 pm The structure of our waking hours is shaped almost entirely by science and technology.   But  in many ways, we are more and more distant from the physical world around us.   How much … Continue reading

20. August 2013 by Liz
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In space everyone can hear you scream

At The George, August 14 @7:30 pm Sometime this century, humans will (attempt) to set foot on Mars. Apart from the technical challenges, the physical and psychological threats to the crew will be without precedent.Severe derangements of numerous physiological processes will … Continue reading

25. July 2013 by Liz
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Skeptical comedy with Domestic Science and Oliver Meech

At The George, July 17 @7:30 pm Join Soho Skeptics for a night of science and skeptical comedy.   Event Registration Online for Skeptical previews – a night of comedy powered by Eventbrite   Domestic Science – Helen Arney and … Continue reading

02. July 2013 by Liz
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They See Me Trolling: what can we do about online abuse?

At The George, 8 July 7:30 pm Barely a month goes by without a celebrity becoming the victim of “internet trolls”. But who are the trolls? And can we stop them while protecting free speech? Helen Lewis has seen some shit you … Continue reading

16. June 2013 by Liz
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Paul Offit: The sense and nonsense of alternative medicine

At The George, June 27 @ 7:30 pm Tickets – http://sohojune.eventbrite.co.uk/ Paul A.Offit, M.D., is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as well as the Maurice R. … Continue reading

16. May 2013 by Liz
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Alistair Coleman – How much do we REALLY know about North Korea?

The George, May 29th @ 7.30pm Sell Tickets through Eventbrite As tensions between the west and Kim Jong Un increase, Journalist and North Korea Watcher Alistair Coleman will be talking about the secretive kingdom and asking how much do we … Continue reading

18. April 2013 by admin
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